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Hidden Veggie Baked Mac and Cheese - Food Fun Friday

Hidden Veggie Baked Mac and Cheese - for the picky eaters at your house. They will never know this yummy mac and cheese contains veggies!
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword hidden veggie baked mac and cheese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 453kcal
Author Vicky

Ingredients

  • 16 oz package of elbow macaroni
  • 6 tablespoons of butter
  • 2 ½ cups of a mixture of shredded cheddar and jack cheeses
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 cup pureed carrot
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Boil pasta according to package directions.
  • Drain and return to pot.
  • Stir in butter over low heat until butter is melted. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in cheese.
  • Add in defrosted carrot puree and stir to combine.
  • Add milk, salt and pepper.
  • Transfer to a 2 ½ quart greased baking dish and bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.

Nutrition

Calories: 453kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 394mg | Potassium: 252mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 3340IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 309mg | Iron: 1mg